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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Wisconsin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Grand Jury Returns Two Indictments

Madison, Wisconsin -- A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictments today. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

FORT ATKINSON MAN CHARGED WITH
ASSAULTING VA EMPLOYEE

James Bowers, 63, Fort Atkinson, Wis., is charged with assaulting an employee of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The indictment alleges that on September 6, 2012, he assaulted a nursing assistant who was engaged in the performance of official duties.

If convicted, Bowers faces a maximum penalty of eight years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by VA Police Services in Madison. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin F. Burke.

SAUK CITY WOMAN CHARGED WITH
ATTEMPTING TO POSSESS OXYCONTIN

Jessica Frosch, 35, Sauk City, Wis., is charged with attempting to possess Oxycontin. The indictment alleges that she attempted to possess the drug on September 30, 2012.

If convicted, Frosch faces a maximum penalty of one year in federal prison. The charge against her is the result of an investigation by VA Police Services in Madison. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin F. Burke.

Updated July 14, 2015